ARTS & LEISURE

Skulls in art on display in Bucharest

The exhibition “Cranium. About Life & Death”, signed by several contemporary artists, including Irlo, PisicaPatrata, Suzana Dan and Tara von Neudorf, including the most varied artistic representations of human skulls – drawn, painted, sculpted or sewn on fabric -, opens on Friday, at 7pm, in Bucharest’s Vatra Collective venue and is running until February 29. The exhibition presents skulls in the most diverse hypostases, from those represented on tombstones or poison bottles, to poor Yorick, the Day of the Dead in Mexico, Memento Mori, Totenkopf, bikers’ tattoos, the Jolly Roger, goth, punk, death metal, the mediaeval danse macabre, Andy Warhol’s serigraphs, Hans Holbein’s anamorphic skull, Damien Hirst’s diamond-encrusted skull, Skeletor, Red Skull or Ghost Rider.

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